Telecommunications in Liechtenstein


Telecommunications in Liechtenstein

This article concerns the systems of communications in Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein possesses a number of modern communications systems, some of which are shared with the neighbouring country, Switzerland. The country code and top-level domain for Liechtenstein is .li.

Telephone and internet

Liechtenstein's automatic telephone system is connected to the Swiss telephone networks via cable and microwave radio relay systems. There are 20,072 main line telephones in the country serviced by the network. In April 1999, Liechtenstein ceased to be a part of the Swiss telephone numbering plan, where the country used the Swiss area code "075", opting instead to have a unique country calling code, "+423". In terms of internet, there are 44 service providers in Liechtenstein and Switzerland combined.

Radio and television

There are four FM radio broadcast stations in Liechtenstein serving 21,000 radios. The television broadcast system is linked to the Swiss networks, with the Swiss services serving 12,000 televisions in Liechtenstein.

References

Much of the content of this article is adapted from the CIA World Factbook.